Rental Program Affordable Space for arts and social justice events

SOMArts' Affordable Space program provides below-market rate rentals to over 100 events every year. We prioritize and focus on events that support arts nonprofits and social justice movements.

Nonprofit & Artist Room Rental Rates*

  • Weekend (Thursday–Saturday): $1,500 Full Space or $750 Half Space
  • Weekday (Sunday–Wednesday): $1,000 Full Space or $500 Half Space

For Profit & Private Event Room Rental Rates*

  • Weekend (Thursday–Saturday): $2,500 Full Space or $1,250 Half Space
  • Weekday (Sunday–Wednesday): $1,500 Full Space or $750 Half Space

* Please note the room rental fees do not include labor rates, audio/visual/lighting resource rentals, and miscellaneous janitorial and disposal fees. To receive a quote tailored to your event, please fill out our online request form.

Room Specs

Our space is very flexible and can include full or partial room rentals, an outdoor patio, and can be sectioned off for smaller events. Below are some specs that are used for the majority of our events.

  • Full Space: 5,580 square feet (including 1,470 square foot stage). Capacity: 650 standing, 400 seated in rows, and 300 banquet style seating.
  • Half Space (no stage): 3,330 square feet. Capacity: 470 standing, 150 seated in rows.
  • Half Space (with stage): 1,155 square feet of floor space + 1,470 square foot stage. Capacity: 120 seated in rows.

Additional Third Party Costs

All of our events can include in-house audio, visual and sound labor and equipment rentals. Depending on the nature of the event, some common third party costs are:

  • Certificate of insurance (required)
  • Liquor license or licensed beverage service (required if alcohol is being served)
  • Licensed caterer (required if food is being served)
  • Additional equipment rentals such as turntables for DJs or a backline for bands

Interested in hosting your event at SOMArts?

We look forward to hearing from you.

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